Italian culinary traditions have evolved over the centuries, absorbing elements of Greek, Arabic and Northern European cuisine, as well as neighboring France, Austria, Switzerland and the Balkans. Therefore, do not surprise the traveler with unusual names and recipes of traditional Italian dishes.
The Mediterranean climate is a paradise for cereals, so flour products are used everywhere in food and in huge quantities.
Typical italian food
So many varieties of pasta are not found in any country in the world. Continue reading
The journey of our crew to Italy is still waiting in the wings. And the crew does not depart from its iron rule and begins to collect information about this amazing country. Let the first article of the future Italian cycle be about the traditional dish of sunny Italy. What is it, classic Italian pizza?
The answer at first glance is simple – a yeast dough cake, tomatoes, cheese and olive oil are taken.
In fact, a pizza recipe has been formed over hundreds of years. Almost 6 thousand years have passed since the invention of the furnace and the principle of dough leaven. In 1570, the word mozzarella was first used in the book of recipes of the papal court as the name for cheese made from buffalo milk. And after the discovery of America, the conquistadors brought the first tomatoes to Europe. But it was not until the 17th century that special chefs called pizza makers began to cook and sell pizza. Continue reading